Washington Commanders and Philadelphia Eagles meet on Monday Night Football

(From left) Montez Sweat, James Smith-Williams, and Jonathan AllenPhoto: Getty Images The Washington Commanders’ strongest unit is their defensive line. Even without Chase Young, the group is big, athletic, and dependable. On Monday Night Football tonight they will be going up against a team with one of the strongest offenses in the NFL — the … Read more

The US midterm elections explained to NFL fans

People actually voted for Herschel Walker?Image: Getty Images U.S. midterm elections are similar to the midpoint of the NFL season in that everyone is under the impression that it’s all rigged when, in fact, it’s merely a complex, shambolic set of systems from state to state that are sometimes overburdened and can fall victim to … Read more

Miami Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa is the real deal

Is Tua elite?Image: Getty Images Prior to the season, the NFL world was conflicted on Miami Dolphins starting quarterback Tua Tagovailoa’s viability as a franchise quarterback. Even after his six-touchdown performance in Week 2, the world was still divided. Maybe it was just a fluke game. Hell, even I pointed out that bad quarterbacks have … Read more

The Indianapolis Colts were ruined by Chris Ballard, not by drafting Alec Pierce

Chris BallardPhoto: Getty Images During the Colts’ Monday press conference announcing former All-Pro center Jeff Saturday as their interim head coach, GM Chris Ballard expressed dissatisfaction with several parts of the team, particularly the offensive line. The first half of that statement is what I want to look at. “Y’all have been kicking the shit … Read more

Eagles trying to open championship window as wide as possible

Robert Quinn (left) is now a Philadelphia EagleImage: Getty Images The Philadelphia Eagles don’t have a lot of flaws, and if they do, we haven’t seen them. The only undefeated team in the NFL has barely trailed at all this season, with first-quarter deficits to the Lions and Jaguars being the only times thus far … Read more

2022 NFL rookie wide receiver ranking Week 7: Another relatively quiet week for these pass catchers

Last season we did our weekly rookie quarterback tracker, but with only one taken in the first round of 2022, we’ve moved onto another highly coveted position. For 2022 we’ll keep track of all six first-round wide receivers and their progress throughout the year. Some of our first-round rookies are already off to the… Read … Read more

The immediate future of the Commanders is in Taylor Heinicke’s hands

Taylor HeinickePhoto: Getty Images The Washington Commanders announced that quarterback Carson Wentz underwent surgery to fix a broken finger in his throwing hand after the game against Chicago. He is expected to miss 4-6 weeks. With QB1 out, the team has to make some adjustments. They had two backups already listed on the roster — … Read more

NFL rookie wide receiver rankings: Week 6

1. Drake London – Falcons Image: Getty Images The Atlanta Falcons are a much better team than projected coming into the season, although that hasn’t always equaled big receiving games from Drake London. In the Falcons’ last four games, London has had 12 catches for 146 yards and a TD. In his first two games … Read more

Week 6 NFL Powerless Ranking: The stench is overwhelming

1. Carolina Panthers (1-5) Image: Getty Images The sky is falling in Carolina as this team continues to implode after losing to the L.A. Rams on Sunday. With Baker Mayfield out and Sam Darnold on injured reserve, QB duties fell to P.J. Walker and Jacob Eason. Both players saw time and passed for a combined … Read more

Commanders HC Ron Rivera gets emotional discussing Carson Wentz

Which is it, Ron?Photo: Getty Images As the now-Commanders acquired Carson Wentz to be its next quarterback after three decades of unsuccessful options — none lasting more than three seasons as Washington’s primary starter — the fan base just sighed. Wentz was never going to be the guy. He looks like Peyton Manning and Ryan … Read more